Press Release

[email protected] Volume 1 Compilation On Sale Now was launched on November 3rd, 2004 by James Zetlen as an outlet for Americans to express their disappointment (and, sometimes, outrage) about the political situation in our country and how it will affect people around the world for the next four years. To date, more than 23,000 people have uploaded their thoughts, images, and opinions onto the site. has become a phenomenon; it has received more than 80 million hits since its launch, millions of people around the world continue to visit the site, and the site has received widespread media attention, including mentions in Time magazine and on CNN.

“I started this Web site because I wanted to apologize for not doing enough for the election and asked people to share their thoughts along with mine,” says Zetlen. “It was a way for Americans to release their frustration and to tell the world how truly sorry they were for the outcome of the election. The world needs to understand that there are people in America who don’t like what our government is doing. And from the mail were receiving, there are people in the international community who appreciate this.”

New York based record label KAB America sought out musicians who captured the vibe and spirit of the sorryeverybody site for its musical companion, “Not surprisingly, the music scene is a hotbed of activists and people with strong political feelings, despite the fact that many major artists have chosen not to speak out about the election and war in Iraq! We quickly found many amazing artists who were already getting these important messages out there on their own, and brought them all together in this thought-provoking compilation,” says Evan Balmer co-executive producer of the release. “It was a pleasure to have the opportunity to work with James Zetlen and the people at,” adds Steve Momorella, co-executive producer on the project. “We feel that we have put together a unique and diverse collection of tunes that everyone can enjoy.” Volume 1, which includes music from such diverse artists as dada, Antibalas, Free Radicals, and The Hungry March Band, is currently on sale exclusively through the iTunes Music Store. The CD will be available online and in stores April 19th. In light of recent events, a portion of the proceeds of all sales of the compilation will be donated to the United Nations World Food Programme, which is currently undertaking massive relief efforts in the tsunami afflicted regions. The Sorry Everybody book from Hylas Publishing and additional information is available at ################For interview requests, cover art, or review copies of the CD, please contact [email protected]